Tag Archives: Kent

Updated Kent Guidance for #SID2017 – Using Social Media and Technology in Education Settings

Kent County Council are pleased to announce that the “Using Social Media and Technology in Educational Settings” guidance has been updated. In today’s modern society, social media is often considered to be an everyday communication tool. For many members of … Continue reading

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EIS Checklist response now available on the Safer Internet Centre Filtering Integrator list

In May 2016 (to be enacted from 5th September 2016) the Department for Education published the revised statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (KCSIE) for schools and colleges in England. KCSIE identified a number of key issues for schools … Continue reading

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Kent Guidance for educations settings when dealing with complaints or issues raised on social networking sites

In January 2016 the Department for Education issued non-statutory guidance, “Best Practice Advice for School Complaints Procedures 2016” (for maintained schools, maintained nursery schools and local authorities). The advice is designed to help governing bodies understand their obligations and duties in … Continue reading

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KSCB Safer Professional Practice with Technology – Updated 2016

The Kent e-Safety Strategy group on behalf of Kent Safeguarding Children Board (KSCB) have updated the “Safer Professional Practice with Technology” document which provides guidance on appropriate and safer behaviours with technology for any professional working with children, young people and families. … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Colleges and sixth forms, e-Safety, Early Years, Education Leaders and Managers, Independent Schools, Kent, KSCB, Policy, Privacy, Professional Practice, Professionals, Safeguarding, Schools, Social Networking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

University of Kent , Centre for Child Protection CPD and Training Events

The Centre for Child Protection at UKC are offering a range of training events including: Free demonstration: 10th March, TechUK, London ‘Lottie: spot the signs of CSE’ CPD workshop: 17th March (Medway), 5th  May, 9th June, 14th July ‘Zak: spot the signs … Continue reading

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New Online Safety Leaflet for Parents/carers from Kent Trading Standards and Kent Safeguarding Children Board

Kent Trading Standards and Kent Safeguarding Children Board have published a new leaflet for Parents/carers about helping to keep children safe online at home. The leaflet features useful tips and information for parents/carers as well as links to websites to … Continue reading

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NSPCC ChildLine Schools Service Free Event for Kent and Medway Schools

The NSPCC’s hugely successful Schools Service is protecting children in primary schools across the UK right now. However, more needs to be done to reach every single child in order to protect an entire generation. Therefore, whilst a key part … Continue reading

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New Kent e-Safety document available: “Acceptable Use Policies for Education Settings and their Wider Communities 2015”

Today (10th February) sees schools and organisations across Kent, the UK and beyond celebrate Safer Internet Day 2015 with the slogan ‘Let’s create a better internet together’. The Kent e-Safety Strategy Group are pleased to announce that a new document … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptable Use Policy, e-Safety, Early Years Resources, Education Leaders and Managers, Kent, Policy, Primary Resources, Professional Practice, Professionals, Safer Internet Day, Schools, Secondary Resources, SEN, Social Media, Social Networking, Teachers, University and Higher Education, Young People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Child Sexual Exploitation Training – ‘Looking for Lottie’

The following content is published on behalf of the Centre for Child Protection. A recent Ofsted report highlighted that local authorities have been too slow to face up to their responsibilities to prevent child sexual exploitation. In the first ever … Continue reading

Posted in Centre for Child Protection, Child Sexual Exploitation, e-Safety, Exploitation, Grooming, Kent, Lottie, Professionals, Resources, Secondary Resources, Sexting, Social Networking, Teachers, Training, University and Higher Education, Young People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Safer Internet Day 2015 – What are you doing to celebrate?

Safer Internet Day 2015 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 10th February 2015 with the slogan ‘Let’s create a better internet together’. Schools and settings throughout the UK and beyond are being encouraged to visit http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2015 for education packs, supporter … Continue reading

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